Lawmakers Kaplan and Solages pass Legislation to protect Immigrants from threats of deportation

Photo credit: ICE On June 3rd, 2021 the New York State Senate passed legislation aimed at protecting vulnerable immigrant New Yorkers from those who would threaten to reveal an individual’s immigration status for the purpose of blackmail, following passage by … Read More

Immigration: Federal Judge Blocks ICE from Making Arrests at New York Courthouses

Photo credit: ICE On June 10, 2020, Judge Jed S. Rakoff, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, declared Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) policy of courthouse arrests to be illegal and enjoined ICE from … Read More

40 individuals arrested during ICE Enforcement Operations in New York

posted in: Immigration

The New York Immigration Coalition received information that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has officially arrested nearly 40 individuals in the greater New York area, as part of a targeted enforcement operation. In a memo dated Saturday, February 11th, ICE … Read More

Color of Change urges Department of Homeland Security to divest from private prisons

posted in: Immigration

  The Department of Justice just announced it will end its relationship with private prisons–but the prison industrial complex is far from over. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)–the private prison industry’s largest client–will continue to operate over 155 Immigration … Read More

Statement from Mayor Bill de Blasio on reports of future ICE raids planned for May and June

posted in: Immigration

“I am outraged to read reports of future Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids planned for May and June targeting Central American mothers and children. Many of these families have fled violence in their home countries and seek safety here, in … Read More